alum news

Stephen Tobolowsky Pens ‘Dangerous’ Stories

Actor and author Stephen Tobolowsky ’73, visited campus recently to promote his book The Dangerous Animal Club at a program presented by Friends of the SMU Libraries.

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An Investor’s Perspective Of Wall Street

John Phelan ’86, co-founder and co-managing partner of MSD Capital, L.P., offered his insights about Wall Street and the financial crisis at the first Gartner Honors Lecture of the academic year September 10.

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Mustangs Meet In The City Of Angels

SMU alumni, parents and friends gathered in Los Angeles October 11 to hear the latest campus news and a pre-election survey of the political landscape.

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Alumna Edits Peace Corps Collection

Jane Albritton ’67, ’71, a Peace Corps volunteer in India (1967-69), spent several years collecting essays from fellow returned volunteers about their service overseas to mark the 50th anniversary of the organization’s accomplishments.

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Military field training brings Mustang physicians together

Cmdr. Stephen Burgher ’85, Lt. Cmdr. Gerald Delk ’93 and Lt. Jason Park, who attended SMU in 1994-96, trained with the Marines of the 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group.

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Award-winning alumnus seeks Kickstarter support

Academy Award-winner Ron Judkins ’75 is seeking support for his latest film through a Kickstarter campaign.

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Viewing Landscapes Through A Unique Lens

British & Irish Landscape Portraits, a collaboration between Dallas photographer Sarah Carson ’60 and Jeremy duQuesnay Adams, professor of history at SMU, captures unique views of both urban and rural settings and provides thoughtful context for the images.

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Alumna Angela Braly Makes Forbes’ ‘Most Powerful Women’ List

Angela Braly was ranked No. 24 among “The World’s Most Powerful Women” by Forbes magazine on August 22, 2012. Read this 2007 profile of the CEO of Wellpoint.

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London Calling: SMU Alumni Compete In Olympics

SMU alumni will be among the athletes going for the gold in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Chapters Rally To Reach Participation Goals

Alumni in seven chapters, along with membership of the National Mustang Club, set the pace for giving by hitting their campaign participation goals during fiscal year 2011-12.

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